Big insurers face tough new safety rules

Companies team up to fight extra capital demands

Determinism has no place in business

Blur, Quindell and Daniel Stewart show the need for boards to be strong enough to hold executives to account

Banks braced for extra £15bn PPI bill

FCA sets 2018 deadline on claims in rapprochement with lenders

Anbang buys Toronto tower for C$110m

Purchase reflects increased levels of outbound investment

Carney warns of ‘huge’ climate change hit

BoE governor fears global warming fight will ‘strand’ assets

London City skyline
©Charlie Bibby/FT

Financier warns on anti-business sentiment

Lloyd’s of London chair says capitalism must show it benefits all

Buffett cuts stake in reinsurer Munich Re

Investor reduces holding to 9.7% as his interest in sector cools

Geopolitical perils drive insurance demand

Single-risk protection of about $2bn is now available to companies seeking cover

‘No bitching about the European Central Bank’: Allianz’s Oliver Bäte refuses to criticise central bankers over low bond yields
©Anna Gordon

Allianz’s Bäte: Life after Bill Gross

Pimco saga meant a tough start at the German insurer’s helm

Allianz eyes sale of international assets

Low interest rates force group to consider disposing old policies

Pension groups raise £150m for merger

Partnership and Just Retirement launch separate share placings

RSA U-turn sees Zurich’s Senn replan route

Swiss insurance boss has been forced to drop his bid for UK rival

Hester says RSA ‘does not need a deal’

Insurer’s CEO still expects further sector consolidation

Swiss Re acquires Guardian Financial

Reinsurer plans to add the UK company to Admin Re unit

AA: drivers, debt and the divi

Why is roadside assistance group planning a payout?

AA warns on insurance premium tax rise

Roadside assistance provider reports drop in first-half revenues

Discovery and HLI unite for genetic tests

Partnership lays foundations for encouraging better lifestyles

Hester loses chance to hobnob with Zurich

Zurich thinks twice about £5.6bn insurance deal

Zurich on defensive as RSA pursuit ends

Mis-steps pile pressure on chief executive Martin Senn

RSA and chief’s future in spotlight

Hester has already completed the bulk of a big restructuring plan


More FT Twitter accounts
Enter job search